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Feb 6, 2013 7:00am PST
energy resources for the country. >> thanks both of you. >>> some breaking news to tell you about when it comes to the boy scouts who have been reconsidering a decades long ban on scouts as leaders as well as members. nbc's pete williams, our justice correspondent, joins me. what do you know, pete? >> well, chris, there will be no decision today. it had been expected that the boy scouts' board of directors' meeting in texas today would vote on this issue. that's what the scouts had said last week. but now they've put this off until at least may. and it's also going to be decided not simply by the boy scouts' board, but by the larger 1,400 voting members of the boy scouts' national council. so that could change very significantly what happens here. the boy scouts say that the controversy since this came to light a week ago has produced what i'm reading now from a statement they just put out. an outpouring of feedback from the american republic, showing how deeply people care about scouting, and then they say due to the complexity of this issue, the organization needs time for a mor
Feb 4, 2013 7:00am PST
, this is where we should invest our time and energy. >> you're saying some are getting lost along the way, then. >> yeah. some of them became bad candidates even though they hit some of the main points of what they said they believed. but if they can't get elected, we haven't moved the ball forward and sometimes we have defeated very, very good candidates who believe very strongly in the republican ideology. >> admiral, could this republican intraparty struggle we appear to be seeing good for democrats, or could they run into trouble if republicans start putting up less extreme candidates? >> well, i think -- i do not agree with the tea party but i think something that's worse are the super pacs. i believe that the republican party shouldn't go that way, what they're attempting to do. i had my establishment democratic party try to keep me out of a primary. it doesn't work. i believe, however, in a very strong two-party system and i think there are better use of the resources by the republican party, would actually be more recognizable like senator rubio. they have one value very w
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